News · Girls Cross Country Team Shines Early This Season

Week one the Lightning lost in a very close 3 point race to the ranked Rosemount Irish. Miranda Kerndt led most of the race and was overtaken in the finishing stretch. She was followed by teammates Hadley Knight, Emily Percival, Sonja Olson and Anika Elvrum. Week two the Lightning one the individual title and the team title. Seventh grader Hadley Knight covered the 5K course in 19:55 outrunning the nearest competitor by over 30 seconds. Miranda Kerndt, Emily Percival, Lilly Ellingson and Sonya Olson all finighed in the top 10. The next conference meet will be a tri between Apple Valley, Lakeville North and the Lightning.